Let’s stop this distortion of Australian Jewish history

November 30, 2017 by  

In his Kol Nidrei 5778 sermon, a Melbourne rabbi claimed that Yorta Yorta elder William Cooper’s was “the only known private protest anywhere in the world against the Nazi regime following Kristallnacht”…writes Hilary Rubinstein. Read more

Anniversary season…writes Ron Weiser

November 30, 2017 by  

The anniversaries continue. And more than a few involve Australia, and in a significant way. Read more

Jewish House breaks its record

November 30, 2017 by  

Sydney’s Jewish House has shattered its attendance record for its annual gala dinner with the number of guests breaking the 1,000 barrier for the first time. Read more

KTC wins National Bible Quiz 2017

November 30, 2017 by  

Sydney’s Kesser Torah College istudents Chaim Ber Hirschowitz and Yehuda Eisenberg, who took out first and second places respectively in the finals of the National Bible Quiz for 2017.

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Celebrating Israel in Parliament House

November 30, 2017 by  

Marking 70 years since the UN Partition Resolution 181 was passed on 29 November 1947, a cocktail reception was held in the Mural Hall, Parliament House, Canberra, on November 29, 2017. Read more

Elbit shares a $1.4 billion Australian army deal

November 30, 2017 by  

Elbit Systems of Australia Pty Ltd has hosted at its facility in Canberra the Australian Minister for Defence Industry, Christopher Pyne MP, Senator for the Australia Capital Territory, Zed Seselja and the Chief of the Army, Lieutenant General Angus Campbell  marking the award of Tranche 2 of the Australian Army’s Land 75/125 program. Read more

A big night with the three Bees…a music review by Fraser Beath McEwing

November 30, 2017 by  

I have a feeling that the SSO wanted its APT Master Series to finish the year on a high when it nudged its budget with a big orchestra, solo singers, a male chorus (on loan from the Australian Opera) and powered up the organ. Read more

Technion: first worldwide in digital education

November 29, 2017 by  

Israel’s Technion is the world’s leading academic institution in preparing students to take top positions in the digital revolution.  Read more

Dec-12 Sydney: Chanukah on the Green

November 29, 2017 by  

Chabad of North Shore, Masada College Betar and other organisation invite you to celebrate the first night of Chanukah. Read more

Dec-30 9:35pm SBS-TV: Movie – Hijacked: The Cruise from Hell

November 29, 2017 by  

The incredible story of a cruise ship, hijacked by the PLF and sailed to Port Said. Read more

70th anniversary of the UN vote calling for the establishment of a Jewish state

November 29, 2017 by  

The World Jewish Congress and Israel’s Permanent Mission to the United Nations has marked the 70th anniversary of the November 29, 1947 UN vote that called for the establishment of a Jewish state, with a reenactment of events in the very structure that served as the UN headquarters at that time. Read more

Hezbollah continues ‘absolute dominance’ of Lebanon amid domestic political crisis

The Iranian-backed terror group Hezbollah, which makes up part of Lebanon’s government and has a strong military force that threatens neighboring Israel, is seemingly unaffected by the status of embattled Prime Minister Saad Hariri…writes Ariel Ben Solomon/JNS.org. Read more

Rivlin invites Prince Harry and fiancee Meghan Markle to honeymoon in Israel

November 29, 2017 by  

Israeli President Reuven Rivlin on Monday congratulated the U.K.’s Prince Harry and his fiancee Meghan Markle on their engagement, and invited the couple to visit Israel for their honeymoon.  Read more

Storm clouds gathering over the region…writes isi Leibler

November 29, 2017 by  

The volatility of political activity in the Middle East region is dizzying. Read more

Dec-10 Sydney: Gift of Life testing

November 28, 2017 by  

Gift of Life will be testing to find life saving bone marrow donors… Read more

Jessica Fox Athlete of the Year

November 28, 2017 by  

Two-time Olympian Jessica Fox has been named Athlete of the Year at the Inaugural NSW Champions of Sport awards ceremony.  Read more

Coming up: The Trans-Israel Trail

November 28, 2017 by  

The Israeli government has approved a decision to build a tourist trail along the length and breadth of Israel exposing the landscapes and cultural diversity of the country. Read more

World Jewish Congress and Israeli Mission to reconstruct 1947 Partition Plan vote at former UN headquarters in New York

November 28, 2017 by  

The World Jewish Congress and Israel’s Mission to the United Nations will celebrate the 70th anniversary of the November 29, 1947 United Nations vote that called for the establishment of a Jewish state, with a reconstruction of events in the very structure that served as the UN headquarters at that time. Read more

Baby milk bank

November 28, 2017 by  

In April of 2018, the first national Breast Milk Bank is set to open in Israel. Read more

Chabad’s massive growth rooted in several key ingredients, yet ‘defies logic’…writes Deborah Fineblum/JNS.org

November 28, 2017 by  

How do you go about feeding a crowd of 5,600 hungry rabbis and other guests, many of whom have just traveled across the globe? If you ask Greenwald Caterers, they’ll tell you to start with 2.5 tons of meat, 10 pallets of drinks and 40 cases of tomatoes. And don’t forget the 5,600 cups of coffee.  Read more

Adam Goodes in conversation at Wolper

November 28, 2017 by  

Adam Goodes, AFL legend and former Australian of the Year, was the guest speaker at the recent Friends of Wolper Jewish Hospital event in Sydney. Read more

Kangarusski gives back

November 28, 2017 by  

Kangarusski organised fifty volunteers to meet at Sydney’s Our Big Kitchen to prepare food to deliver to people in need. Read more

Uber banned from operating in Israel

November 28, 2017 by  

The Tel Aviv District Court has ruled that Uber must end its rideshare services in Israel as of Nov. 29, following an appeal brought by the app’s competitor, Gett, and the Israel Taxi Drivers Association. Read more

German TV cancels Roger Waters concert over rocker’s anti-Semitism

November 28, 2017 by  

A German public broadcaster on Saturday cancelled a scheduled concert by former Pink Floyd frontman Roger Waters following a campaign highlighting the rocker’s anti-Semitism.  Read more

Winners of Chamber Music to perform at The Great

November 28, 2017 by  

After sell out performances at East Melbourne Hebrew Congregation, Affinity Collective celebrates Jewish and Czech music at Sydney’s The Great Synagogue. Read more

Jewish Care’s 2017 AGM: Transforming for Future Generations

November 28, 2017 by  

Jewish Care’s 2017 Annual General Meeting was held on 22 November at Glen Eira Town Hall Auditorium, where the organisation’s achievements from the past financial year were highlighted. Read more

Dec-17 Wellington: Hanukkah in the Parl

November 28, 2017 by  

A Hannukah event in New Zealand’s capital. Read more

Walt Secord sends Chanukah greetings

November 27, 2017 by  

A Chanukah message from the Deputy Leader of Opposition in NSW Walt Secord… Read more

Dec-18 Noon Viceland-TV: Movie – Footnote

November 27, 2017 by  

Eliezer and Uriel Shkolnik are father and son as well as rival professors in Talmudic Studies. Read more

Who is the most important person in the synagogue?

November 27, 2017 by  

Rabbi Raymond Apple answers this question…and others. Read more

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